Pedestrian safety

Inslee calls for more speed cameras to curb deadly traffic crashes

BY: - June 28, 2023

With traffic-related deaths hovering at historic levels, Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday called for deploying more speed cameras on state roads to slow drivers down and save lives. Citing experience from his recent trip to Europe, he said drivers will ease off the gas as soon as they know they are traveling in the vicinity […]

Pedestrian deaths in Washington declined in 2022, report finds

BY: - June 22, 2023

While pedestrian deaths rose by 1% from 2021 to 2022 across the country, Washington state’s pedestrian fatalities dropped by nearly 10%, from 141 deaths in 2021 to 130 deaths in 2022. However, the state is still seeing more pedestrian deaths than in 2019 and 2020.  The report, from the Governors Highway Safety Association, relies on […]